Edna Ferber

Edna Ferber appears in the following:

We All Sag in the Middle: The Delightfully Indignant Edna Ferber

Monday, October 01, 2012


Popular best-sellers of the day, Edna Ferber's books also provided the stories for influential plays, musicals, and films. At this 1958 Books and Authors Luncheon, she talks about her new book, Ice Palace.

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Elmo Roper, Edna Ferber, and John Gunther

Thursday, April 17, 1958

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Irita Van Doren introduces Elmo Roper, a leader in the then-new field of market research. He discusses the "near-science" of public opinion research. He speaks on two themes - probability and ...